Be Courageous… Best Decisions for a Digital Business


Acclaimed business consultant and author Peter Drucker once said, “Whenever you see a successful business, someone made a courageous decision.” Industry leaders are challenged with endless decisions each and every day. None of them are easy, but the toughest choices usually reap the greatest rewards – especially for digital businesses around the world.

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Managing IT in an Application-Driven World


It’s a whole new world that we’re living in today! Enterprises are migrating to different clouds based on different business and application needs. As multi-cloud adoption continues to rise, the traditional role of the CIO is evolving. Today, more than ever, the CIO has to be a key business driver and strategist.

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SD-WAN and Next Generation Networking for Modern Retail Bank Branches

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Retail banks are facing a strategic mandate to improve customer engagement and reduce operating costs. This has led to a rethinking of the traditional bank branch and the role it plays. There is a drive to digitize the banking services delivered at the branch to enable a modern banking experience that keeps customers coming back. 

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How to Assess your Cloud Strategy


A successful IT strategy begins with the setting of technical and business objectives. So far in 2017, Forrester found 40 percent of 1,000-plus North American and European enterprise infrastructure technology decision-makers are building private clouds, with 33 percent procuring public cloud services and the remainder working to implement some form of cloud technology in the next 12 months. While many enterprises are moving to the cloud, their cloud strategies are still a work in progress and often involves technologies from their on-premise datacenter investments. 60 percent already have a hybrid cloud strategy in place today.

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The New IT: How to Get There from Here


Anyone visiting the state of Maine is familiar with the phrase: “You can’t get there from here”. This expression reflects the challenge of finding a direct route from one point in the state to another. The idea is Maine’s broad network of roads and lakes make any journey a bit tricky.

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Join us in Atlanta: Cybersecurity Summit on April 6


Sweet Georgia peaches may still be ripening on the vine, but cyber threats are always in high season. That’s why we’re heading south to Atlanta in April for our next cybersecurity event for customers. 

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HIMSS Recap: 3 Steps to Embracing Data Analytics in Healthcare


As the largest healthcare technology event of the year, the annual HIMSS Conference is an opportunity for healthcare CIOs and IT professionals to share what’s really on their minds when it comes to their technology infrastructures, pain points, and opportunities.

At this year’s conference in Orlando, the number one topic of conversation that I heard from attendees was about digital transformation. Why? Because a top trend at the event was engaging the patient using data.

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How to Succeed with Multi-Cloud Management


There is no denying that a digital transformation is taking place across businesses of all industries. With this transformation, multi-cloud management is a hot topic of conversation, but there is confusion about what multi-cloud means exactly and where it fits in your broader IT transformation strategy.

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